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|Amgen To Present AMG 334 Data At 17th Congress of the International Headache Society|
"Migraine is a debilitating condition that exerts a tremendous impact on patients' everyday lives. While current therapies have the potential to reduce the number of headache days a migraneur might experience each month, many patients who start treatment discontinue within a year due to lack of efficacy or side effects," said
Data to be presented include results from a Phase 2 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging study evaluating AMG 334 for the prevention of episodic migraine, as well as results from two Phase 1 studies evaluating dosing and pharmacokinetic- pharmacodynamic modeling in capsaicin-induced increase in dermal blood flow.
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AMG 334 Oral Presentations
AMG 334 Poster Presentations
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Migraine has been declared one of the top 10 most disabling conditions in the world, with more than 10 percent of the worldwide population suffering from the condition. More complex than just a headache, migraines involve incapacitating head pain and physical impairment, frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and aura-related sound or other sensory disturbances. Migraine has a tremendous impact on patients' everyday lives, including work productivity and social interactions., Approximately 50 percent of people living with migraine will go undiagnosed.
About AMG 334
AMG 334 is a fully human monoclonal antibody under investigation for the prevention of migraine. AMG 334 inhibits the CGRP receptor, rather than CGRP itself, which is believed to transmit signals that can cause incapacitating pain.
AMG 334 is currently under evaluation in several large, global, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies to evaluate its safety and efficacy in migraine prevention.
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